For the little citzens of the world


Judge an Album by its Cover

   Album: Sonneur (EP)
   Artist: Jahnice +
PS: Dope artwork by Lucky



Check out these series of painting by Montreal based visual artist David Todaro. For 'Water',  Todaro who sees his work as an 'open dialogue, uses' ink and  other water media on wood.


What he saw today

You know him for his collaboration with J Crew and his work with In Style Magazine, Calvin Klein (...) but on his blog,  What I Saw Today, Richard Haines aka The DesignerMan draws street style.
Everyday or so, he sketches fashionistas, hipsters, and other instant celebrities on whatever support he can put his hands on: paper, newspapers, envelopes... We love.


Christian Louboutin x Khuong Nguyen



Typography 101

Not so Sneaky

Sawa Shoes
We love them for their classic design, because they're produced in Africa with African materials - Cameroon, Egypt, Tunisia & Nigeria  (and because their website is dope)
Feiyue Shoes
We love them because they were born in China, grew up in France and have now spread all around the world


To Have + To Hold

Jony Lyle's new documentary, To Have + To Hold celebrates and explores the phenomenon of collecting Vinyl. Interview

To Have & To Hold - Taster Tape from Jony Lyle on Vimeo.

Feature interviews with nterviews with well known collectors like Bobbito Garcia, ?uestlove, Chuck D, Andre Torres (From Wax Poetics), Amir (of Kon & Amir) and Bruce Ludvall, the owner of Bluenote.



submiT is about bringing people with vision together to create something that will cut through the cultural noise like a knife.

Their voice will be your designs. Shirts will be their medium.

submiT is about raising awareness of childhood education in Ethiopia through the work of imagine1day. Their goal is to have education available for every child in Ethopia by 2020.

Check out their website for more information:

They're looking for SubmiTTions.


Of Samurais and Girls

Lithuanian born Laura Theiss Autumn Winter 2010 knitwear collection | Central Saint Martins. She forms new juxtapositions of shapes and fabrics by pleating, layering and twisting the knits.

From the Club to the Streets

We're absolutely enamoured with Garance Doré's streetstyle shots for Club Monaco's Fall 2010 Collection. From Garance Dore's delicate photographic style to Club Monaco's timeless pieces, it all ties in perfectly.

Bold & Beautiful

Sketch Type is a 'Digital Type Library' that offers some of the best hand drawn fonts, at a very affordable price.
Check them out here


The Subway




Lovely, Essence, Noble, Aspiring

Lena Horne 1917-2010


Based on a true story

These ingenious illustrations  from Core 7 made us Laugh Out Loud.


It's all her in her head

            Melody Ehsani is back at it. Stay on the look out for her Summer 2010 Collection.


Open House: La Remise

Welcome to 'La Remise' an ultra chic B&B located in the heart of Amsterdam. With its ultra modern design,  and its exclusive feel [there's only 3 guestrooms: The Chambre Blanche, The Chambre Sud & The Chambre Nord] this intimate but yet very urban gateway takes the B&B experience to another level.



Nelson Mandela for Esquire Spain- May 2010

Ice, Ice, Baby

With Gelaty Sky, owner Paul Scalisi takes you back to his childhood, growing in Gelato heaven, Rome.

This re-branding project was conducted by Truly Deep, back in 2009 and perfectly illustrate the motto of brand 'what dreams taste like.'

WARNING: This award winning creamy delight are is only available in Australia


Guest of a Guest

Bling maker Rachel Dhawan- of Brazen Design fame- invited us to guest blog on 'Thing That Go Bling'.  On May 1 &2  we travelled along The Main as part of the Open Doors Design Montreal. We loved what we saw.

Read the post here


Designer's Dream Child

Jewellery designer and illustrator meets accessories designer to form Abigail Ryan Housewares. This his and hers team, Abigail Percy and Ryan Bell, created a gorgeous line of hand-printed fabrics. The Belfast fabric studio specializes in homewares (mostly tea towels and cushions) printed on %100 Irish linen and %100 cotton.

From Paris ...

Montreal-based designer Paule Marie Assandre takes us on an Parisian escapade with this new collection for her clothing line 'Nikaule'. Launched in 2007, the line which  gives you West African traditional themes 'a la mode'  is sure to please the most glamorous urban fashionistas.

© Photos: Shawny Kevin Smitters


Knit with Mother

She will thank you for that...

More info here